Owen Edvin Jensen passed away peacefully on November 23, 2022, in Elk Ridge, Utah. Owen was born to Owen Joseph Jensen and Georgia Crawford Jensen July 8, 1937, in Ephraim, Utah.
He served in the United States Army from 1956 to 1957. He served in the Melbourne, Australia mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints from 1958 to 1960.
Owen married ReNae Blanchard in the Manti, Utah temple on April 4, 1961, and was blessed with four wonderful children: Suzanne Holt, Michael Jensen, Janalee Ford and Larry Jensen.
He was employed as an engineer for the Boeing Commercial Airplane company for 35 years. Prior to his employment with Boeing, Owen earned his bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Organic Chemistry from Utah State University. Prior to attending Utah State, he attended Snow College where he played varsity basketball and baseball. Prior to and during his education years, he worked for his grandfather’s and father’s heating and plumbing company.
He was a resident of Washington State for 59 years where he and his wife raised their children and were able to enjoy the proximity of their grandchildren and great grandchildren before moving to Utah in 2021.
Owen loved to play sports. He also enjoyed doing woodworking projects for family and friends. He built many wooden doll houses, furniture and fireplace mantels for his children, grandchildren, and ward members.
He was an active and faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and held many callings over the years, including Stake President, Stake High Councilor, Bishop, Temple Ordinance Worker, and Temple Sealer.
Owen is survived by his dedicated wife, ReNae; his 4 children; 18 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Diane Barney and his brother Al Jensen. He was preceded in death by his parents, Owen and Georgia Jensen.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at Walker Funeral Home, 587 South 100 West, Payson, Utah. A visitation will be held also on Saturday morning at the funeral home where family and friends may gather from 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. prior to the funeral. Interment will be at Spanish Fork City Cemetery, 420 South 400 East, Spanish Fork, Utah.